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GLANTZ: CDC makes case for including e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws

makes the point (consistent with our paper) that prohibiting sales of e-cigs to youth is a necessary, but not sufficient, step in controlling use and mentions industry interference. It comments on how industry-favored youth access laws are passing but no
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:59
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The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations (PDF)

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other t
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2014 20:58
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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used e-cigarettes, according to separate studies. About 18% of the Hawaii teens and 12% of the Connecticut high school students had used e-cigarettes in the past month. Both
USA Today
added Dec 20, 2014 20:47
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MTF Data Tables and Figures

Figure 1 - Cigarettes: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, Disapproval, and Availability in Grades 8, 10, and 12 Figure 2 - Smokeless Tobacco: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, and Disapproval in Grades 8, 10, and 12
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 20, 2014 20:46
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GLANTZ: Implications of major national survey showing ecigs surpassing cigs among teens in 2014 in US

I would urge my public health colleagues who are enthusiastic about e-cigarettes as possible (but as yet unproven) cessation or harm reduction aids to think more seriously about how their enthusiasm is trickling down to kids. The MTF data (consistent wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:44
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[North Carolina] Groups critical of cuts to tobacco prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups has taken North Carolina's elected leaders to task yet again for cutting funding for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issued Thursday its 16th annual national report that follows up on an initial stu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:11
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Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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[North Carolina] Advocates worry about increase in teen e-cig use

manufacturers, market e-cigs as a reduced-risk product since they do not have Food and Drug Administration approval to make those claims. How the report adds fuel to the fiery debate is that some anti-tobacco advocates are decrying the jump in e-cig usage
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:01
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Good News; Troublesome News: Teen Cigarette Smoking Shows Significant Decline but E-cigarettes Rapidly Fueling Youth Nicotine Use

Monitoring the Future data present a very concerning twist in the story of tobacco prevention as this significant reduction in teen smoking is offset by a new source of nicotine addiction in e-cigarettes. We are also troubled to see use of other lethal, u
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 20, 2014 15:05
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